4 September 2023

Disaster Risk Management: From Theory to Practice

Get an understanding of the concepts, dynamics and theoretical frameworks of vulnerability, climate change adaptation and disasters in a global perspective.

The course covers factors such as globalisation’s impact on vulnerability; socio-economic and political dimensions; and health aspects at the local level.

You will get an outline of historical perspectives of disaster risk management, the changing nature of humanitarian crises and disasters in fragile contexts. Vulnerability reduction and resilience building, climate change and forced migration are also included.






















































Anne Bach Nielsen, Postdoc, Global Health Section, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.
















Course details

Duration: 4 weeks
Dates: 4-29 September 2023
Frequency: Once every year
Place: University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course fee: EU/EEA citizens
Master student: 15,000 DKK 
Single course student: 22,000 DKK

Non-EU/EEA citizens
Master student: 20,000 DKK
Single course student: 30,000 DKK

Terms and conditions
Level and credit: Master's course; 7.5 ECTS
Examination date: See exam dates
Application deadline: 10 July 2023
Admission: To be admitted, you must meet the admission criteria for Master of Disaster Management

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